Snail production: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research calls for greater investment in snail farming

The Deputy Director-General of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana (CSIR), Professor Paul Bosu, has called for substantial investment in snail farming to position Ghana as the chief snail producer and supplier on the continent. He said redirecting significant … Continue reading Snail production: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research calls for greater investment in snail farming

Ghana: Crop Research Institute develops tomato jam to combat post-harvest losses

In an attempt to help address post-harvest losses in tomato production, Ghana’s Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI) has produced a tomato jam. The African country is the world’s second-largest tomato consumer, second only … Continue reading Ghana: Crop Research Institute develops tomato jam to combat post-harvest losses

Fertilizer Research and Responsible Implementation students impacting Ghanaian Agriculture

The Fertilizer Research and Responsible Implementation (FERARI) program organized a workshop in Kumasi, Ghana, in March, 2021, with all involved institutions, students, and global scientific staff to introduce five new doctoral candidates to the ongoing activities. Ph.D. researchers and doctoral … Continue reading Fertilizer Research and Responsible Implementation students impacting Ghanaian Agriculture

Research Extension Farmer Linkage Committee shares demonstration results with farmers

The Research Extension Farmer Linkage Committees (RELCs) was established by Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and the The Council For Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in 1994, to serve as an interface between the National Agricultural Research System … Continue reading Research Extension Farmer Linkage Committee shares demonstration results with farmers

Ghana: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research & MoFA outdoors hybrid maize seed production manual

In an effort to boost local production of hybrid maize seed to discourage its importation, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have released a hybrid maize seed production manual. The 22-page … Continue reading Ghana: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research & MoFA outdoors hybrid maize seed production manual

Ghana: Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa supports production of certified seeds

The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is supporting six local seed producers to breed 6,000 tonnes of certified seeds to support smallholder farmers in the northern part of the country. The seed breeding project is themed: “Strengthening Ghana’s … Continue reading Ghana: Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa supports production of certified seeds

Research scientist lauded for maintaining protocol in cowpea research

Research scientists from the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) working on the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea (PBR Cowpea) variety have been commended for sticking to the confined field trial protocols issued by … Continue reading Research scientist lauded for maintaining protocol in cowpea research